Education

B.A., State University of New York, Plattsburgh
Major - Journalism: Magazine
Minor - Photography
August 2008 - December 2012

Work

Tomas Cohen Photography | Vail, CO
Freelance Photographer | November 2017 - present

Vail Resorts | Avon, CO | www.photos.vailresorts.com
Photographer, Production Coordinator, Digital Asset Manager | June 2015 - November 2017

  • Regularly worked as primary/second shooter, digital tech, lighting tech on variety of commercial productions for 9 resorts.
  • Digital Asset Manager - collected, organized, edited all assets in Vail Resorts photo library.
  • Transitioned to Production Coordinator. Worked with Production Manager to hire freelance photographers for all commercial productions. Developed pre-production assets (Mood Boards, Style Guides etc...). 
  • Worked as on-set art director. Managed scheduling and talent.

Vail Resorts | Beaver Creek, CO | 
Brand Content Contributor | December 2014 - May 2015

  • Primary on-mountain photographer.
  • Shot stills and B-roll for marketing/PR productions and events.
  • Wrote and sent press releases. Managed Beaver Creek all social media accounts.

John Richter Fine Art Photography | Vail, CO | www.richterfineartphotography.com
Art Consultant, Office Assistant | June 2014 - September 2014

  • Priced, packaged and sold fine-art photographs to respective clients.

Vail Corporate Photography | Avon, CO | www.jaffleck.com                                          
Photographer's Assistant | January 2014 - February 2015

  • Managed lighting equipment, reflectors and scrims for on-mountain, in-town commercial productions.
  • Worked as second shooter, digital tech.

EpicMix | Vail, CO                                             
Photographer | November 2013 - April 2014

  • Provided professional-quality portrait and action photography at various on-mountain locations.

Experience

DO North | Plattsburgh, NY
Photo Editor | August 2012 - December 2012

  • Assisted in developing content for the magazine's flagship issue.
  • Met with reporters and editors to determine which images would best complement each story.
  • Shot and edited photos for print distribution.

Press-Republican | Plattsburgh, NY | www.pressrepublican.com                                                    
Intern | August 2012 - December 2012

  • Shot and edited photos for print distribution.

All Points North | Plattsburgh, NY | www.apnmag.com                                         
Photo Editor | January 2012 - May 2012

  • Shot and edited photos for print and online distribution.
  • Met with reporters and editors to determine which images would best complement each story.
  • Wrote and shot a photo essay for the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championship.

Cardinal Points  Plattsburgh, NY | www.cardinalpointsonline.com                                           
Photo Editor, Staff Photographer | January 2011 - December 2011

  • Led a team of five photographers. Assigned photos and gave tips on what, where and how to shoot.
  • Graded photographers based on quality of photos, timeliness, and willingness to participate.
  • Gave weekly workshops and critiqued each photo. 
  • Cropped and edited photos for print and online distribution. 

Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships | Stratton, VT, Vail, CO                            
Intern | March 16 - 21, 2010, March 10 - 13, 2011, March 8 - 11, 2012, March 4 - 9 2013

  • Slopestyle safety spotter for semi-finals and finals.
  • Halfpipe safety spotter for semi-finals and finals.
  • Assisted the Volunteer Coordinator in organizing the volunteer tent.
  • Delivered lunch and information to competing riders, judges and employees via snowboard. 

Recognition

Spring 2011 Exhibition | Myers Art Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY                                                
March 4 - 27, 2011

  • Digital print selected by panel of professors for display in primary gallery.

 

References Available Upon Request